Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD

Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Ratzker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Union, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

700 Rahway Ave

Union, NJ 07083

Contact Information

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  • QualCare

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Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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more than 80% of peers
Brain Cancer
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more than 79% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Other (7/25/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New Jersey
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/11/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York

Education

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ratzker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ratzker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ratzker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ratzker to family and friends
4.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Ratzker's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had spinal stenosis. Dr. Ratzker operated on me on Feb. 21,2017. I feel well and hardly any pain now. I was sent to a Rehab hospital for three weeks. I did not hear or see from Dr. Ratzner again after one bedside visit. That's why I did not give him five stars.
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